Animal Size

Philippine forest rat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Philippine forest rat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Philippine forest rat (Rattus everetti) reaches an average size of 19 cm (0′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 253 grams (0.56 lbs). The Philippine forest rat (genus: Rattus) is a member of the family Muridae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

The Philippine forest rat is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in the Philippines, and is located throughout the archipelago. The scientific name commemorates British colonial administrator and zoological collector Alfred Hart Everett. The Chanum Torres is widespread throughout its range and feeds on a diet of worms and insects. There are no major threats to the species, which has been found to be competitively superior to introduced Rattus species.

Animals of the same family as a Philippine forest rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Philippine forest rat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Philippine forest rat:

Animals with the same weight as a Philippine forest rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rattus everetti: